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Bill Nye Waves Quiz 3/28/2013

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Energy, light, and sound all travel as
Waves
Bill playing the guitar is an example of what type of energy?
Sound
The distance from wave to wave is called _____
wavelength
How often waves repeat is called their
Frequency
Energy travels in what direction?
All
All waves have a similar
Shape
What spectrum is made up of different waves?
Electromagnet
What do radio waves bounce off of before returning to the earth?
The atmosphere
X-ray waves are ___ than light waves so they have higher __.
Closer together......Energy
Waves are hand crafted by _______________ on the ocean
Wind
Earthquake energy travels as ____
Waves
Earthquake waves are called __________ waves
Seismic
Amplitude is the __________ of the wave.
Height
Musical instruments make _______ waves.
Sound
Low note = long pipe = ________________ wave
Long
Sonar uses ___ __ waves to tell how ______ things are in the water.
Sound.....Far away
Amplitude describes a waves ____
Height
Energy moves in _____
Waves

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